Category: Explorer’s Corner

World map as seen from above with various local currencies on top.

Tipping in Ecuador: Who to Tip and How Much

Read our Ecuador tipping guide for travel tips, frequently asked questions, and tipping etiquette.

The Moray terraces seen from above with the Andes mountains behind

Moray: The Mind-Boggling Inca Ruins near Cusco

Discover Moray, the enigmatic Inca ruin in the beautiful Sacred Valley. Learn about its history, the best time to visit, what to see, and how to visit on your way to Machu Picchu.

Raw leafy green vegetables and cooked vegetarian dishes displayed on a white table.

Eating Vegetarian in Peru: A Travel Guide For Vegetarians

Eating vegetarian in Peru is effortless with our complete guide! Get expert tips to the best vegetarian restaurants and vegan places, vegetarian food recommendations, and more!

PeruRail train to Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

Train to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need to Know

All the latest info about Machu Picchu train tickets, how to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, luggage policies, route options, planning tips, and more.

The ruins of Ollantaytambo overlooking the modern town below.

Ollantaytambo: Complete Visitor’s Guide

Explore the fascinating history of Ollantaytambo and learn everything you need to know to visit this unique town in the Sacred Valley, including what to see and how to get there.

Fog rolling in and covering the mountains behind Machu Picchu and part of the ruins.

Best Time to Visit Peru: When to Visit Every Region

The best time to visit Peru depends on which region you want to explore. Learn about the best time to visit for every region of the country with this useful guide.

Snowcapped mountains of Patagonia, one of the top places to visit in Argentina

25 Best Places to Visit in Argentina (Chosen By Experts!)

Learn about the best cities, mountain towns, deserts, beaches and Patagonian wonderlands to add to your personal list of places to visit in Argentina.

Quipus were ancient Andean recording devices made of strings and knots that stored information.

Quipu: The Ancient Computer of the Inca Civilization

Learn about the history and purpose of the quipu, with insights from anthropologist and best-selling author of The Last Days of the Incas Kim MacQuarrie.

Two hands hold a cell phone with a grid of photos on the screen. Blurred camera in the background.

WiFi in Peru: Stay Connected While Traveling

If you are searching for WiFi in Peru, look no further! Discover the various connectivity options, typical internet speeds, and info about WiFi in Peru’s top destinations here.